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Author Topic: rapid antibody test on the lab in four month and six, non reactive.  (Read 386 times)

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Offline prajna

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hi, first of all let me introduce myself, my name prajna...this problem give anxiety eventhough some people said I'm non reactive for 4 months.
here's mystory, I meet the guy on grindr,in the middle of february , I'm receiptive and I realized the condom was stuck in my ass, and his sperm still in the tip of condom when I pull it out,from that day, still think about it, I have rash,canker, dermatitis seboroik on the head, andear, even on the eyebrow perioral dermatitis ,lymp node, from that I decided to to consume carbidu, that contain Deksametason 0,5 miligram which is  cortiseroid and decided to go Public health center to get a rapid test in in midle of June, and the result is negative, and doctor said I need to comeback for second time , and the symtom still persist, and everytime symtom appear I consume carbidu  thatcontain corticostreoid 0,5 miligram for few day, and I retest again for six month which is 12 augustus, rapid test with brod draw on my vein, the result is negative.
my question is
1. does corticostreoid could delay antibody?
2. is my result is conclusive ?

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Re: rapid antibody test on the lab in four month and six, non reactive.
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2020, 08:48:43 am »
Hiya,

Sorry to hear you have been feeling unwell. However, it has nothing to do with HIV from the event posted here. Work with your doctor to treat whatever is making you feel unwell and, I hope you feel better soon.

1) No
2) Yes, unless you have had other more recent exposures.

The 6 months test was unneeded, at 3 months a non-reactive result would have been conclusive already regardless if it was a lab test or rapid HIV antibodies test.

Here's what you need to know to avoid HIV infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider starting PrEP as an additional layer of HIV protection going forward

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also, note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

Kind regards

Jim

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Offline prajna

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Re: rapid antibody test on the lab in four month and six, non reactive.
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2020, 08:57:20 am »
Hiya,

Sorry to hear you have been feeling unwell. However, it has nothing to do with HIV from the event posted here. Work with your doctor to treat whatever is making you feel unwell and, I hope you feel better soon.

1) No
2) Yes, unless you have had other more recent exposures.

The 6 months test was unneeded, at 3 months a non-reactive result would have been conclusive already regardless if it was a lab test or rapid HIV antibodies test.

Here's what you need to know to avoid HIV infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider starting PrEP as an additional layer of HIV protection going forward

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also, note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

Kind regards

Jim

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thank you very much for reassurance, I live in conservative  family , which is hard to come out and keep all burden for myself, thank you very much to hear my story , and from that day, I never have sex anymore, which is I don't have exposure. thank you once again

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Re: rapid antibody test on the lab in four month and six, non reactive.
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2020, 01:01:29 pm »
You're welcome.
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HIV Testing
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PEP and PrEP

 


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